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CSMB Trainee Response to Budget 2019

On March 19th, the Liberal federal government announced its fourth budget, ahead of the November federal election. After careful reading of this document, the CSMB Trainee Committee published this response.

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CSMB Board of Directors Call for Nominations

Two Regular Board Member positions, and Two Trainee Representative positions are open. Nomination are due April 15, 2019. The CSMB represents Canadian scientists and trainees working in the Molecular Biosciences, including the fields of Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Systems biology, and Computational Biology. Board Directors will be asked to participate in advancing the mission […]

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Imogen Coe receives 2019 Angela Hildyard Recognition Award in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Congratulations to CSMB Vice-President Imogen Coe, who will receive the 2019 Angela Hildyard Recognition Award in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Dr. Imogen R. Coe was the founding dean of the Faculty of Science at Ryerson University (2012-2018). She is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biology, and an affiliate scientist in the Li […]

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Congratulations to 2019 CSMB award winners Sylvain Moineau, Anne-Claude Gingras & Jonathan Schertzer

The Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences is pleased to announce the following award winners: Sylvain Moineau – 2019 Canadian Science Publishing Senior Investigator Award Anne-Claude Gingras – 2019 CSMB Jeanne Manery Fisher Memorial Lecture Jonathan Schertzer – 2019 CSMB New Investigator Award Congratulations to our winners!


New articles on gender equity featuring CSMB Vice-President Imogen Coe

Read two recent articles on gender equity featuring CSMB Vice-President Dr. Imogen Coe: “This is not a woman’s issue; this is a human rights issue”: U of T groups host panel on diversity in STEM Advocates discuss the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in Canadian STEM research in The Varsity, University of Toronto’s student […]


Webinar announcement: Presenting Your Data at Scientific Meetings

The CSMB-SCMB trainee committee is excited to organize a webinar to help trainee members navigate presenting their data at scientific meetings. Seminar will be conducted in English. Date: Wednesday March 20th 2019

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Gender equity in science: Canadian researchers provide evidence and best practices in a special issue of The Lancet

In a special issue of The Lancet, titled “Advancing women in science, medicine and global health” CSMB Vice-President Dr. Imogen Coe published a review article that discusses a series of concrete measures and organisational best practices to promote gender equity and equality in science and medicine.


Call for applications for appointments to the CSMB Trainee Committee

This is an open call for applications for appointments to the CSMB Trainee Committee. This committee reports to the CSMB Board. If you are a student or postdoc member of CSMB, we encourage you to apply. This is a great opportunity to get involved with a national organization.

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Participate in the government of Canada consultations in advance of Budget 2019

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) has released its report of pre-budget consultations held this Fall. The full report, titled Cultivating Competitiveness: helping Canadians succeed, is available here: http://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/42-1/FINA/report-27/ We invite you to read this document, as it is instructional on how to position science, research funding, universities and research institutes in […]

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